The Ricardo Lemvo and Makina Loca band will take over the Riverbend Live! stage on Friday with its blend of Cuban and Soukous rhythms.
The Eugene Symphony will return in an encore summer concert at Music on the Half Shell Tuesday, with an opening performance by the Douglas County Youth Orchestra at the Nichols Band Shell in Roseburg’s Stewart Park.
American Idol is back with new judge Katy Perry and will be holding open auditions Aug. 17 in Portland. The location is yet to be announced. For more information, visit americanidol.com.
The art of Letha Mitchell is being featured throughout July and August in the gallery at Ye Olde Art Shoppe, 106 NE Oak St., Myrtle Creek.
Music at the Meadery presents Acoustic Blend from 6 to 8 p.m. July 27 at Oran Mor Artisan Mead, 305 Melrose Road, Roseburg, across from Kruse Farms.
In its third year, Roseburg Beer Week kicks off on Saturday with 13 events taking place daily until July 29, in celebration of Douglas County’s rapidly growing brew industry.
CANYONVILLE — The fourth annual Hammer N’Ales Brewfest will take place from 3 to 10 p.m. Saturday, July 22, at Seven Feathers Casino Resort.
The Music on the Half Shell headliner Tuesday is Southern Avenue, a band named after a Tennessee street that runs from east Memphis to Soulsville, the original home of Stax Records, where soul music took off.
Showcasing more than 100 local artists, the Umpqua Valley Arts Association Annual Members’ Show will hold its opening reception at 5 p.m. Friday at the Arts Center for an exhibit that runs until Sept. 8. The reception is free and open to the public.
Known as “Portland’s Pillar of Soul,” the Ural Thomas and The Pain band is set to perform at Riverbend Live! on Friday with a medley of classic soul, rock and R&B music.
An enthusiastic crowd greeted hometown favorite ZZ Ward as she entered the Nichols Band Shell stage to begin Tuesday’s Music on the Half Shell concert at Stewart Park.
Douglas County Fairgrounds Director Harold Phillips is looking forward to the annual Douglas County Fair in early August, and then to his retirement at the end of that month.
After an explosive July 4 concert at the Douglas County Fairgrounds, Music on the Half Shell will return at 7 p.m. Tuesday to Nichols Band Shell in Stewart Park to resume its concert series with Douglas County’s own ZZ Ward.
YONCALLA — Childhood friends who set out to revive the town’s summer festival they once enjoyed as children are close to making their dream a reality.
Holus Bolus, a "one-man-psychedelic-acoustiloop" musician, will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday at Backside Brewery, 1640 NE Odell Ave., Roseburg.
Daddy Ward, father of musician ZZ Ward who was raised in Douglas County, will open for his daughter at the Music on the Half Shell concert series from 6 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Nichols Band Shell in Stewart Park, 2041 NW Stewart Park Drive, Roseburg.
Music at the Meadery presents musician Brooks Robertson from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Oran Mor Artisan Mead, 305 Melrose Road, Roseburg, across from Kruse Farms.
With Graffiti Weekend events in full swing in Douglas County, the cities of Sutherlin and Winston are inviting the community to attend their own classic car events this week.
The Umpqua Valley Arts Association will hold its Annual Members Show to feature artwork created by the association’s artist members. The exhibit opens with a reception from 5 to 7 p.m. July 14 and will run until Sept. 8. The reception is free and open to the public.
Kelly Thibodeaux and The Etouffee Band will open Douglas County’s longest-running free concert series with its brand of “Swamp Rock.”
Free shuttle bus rides will be available for Graffiti Weekend’s 35th Annual Show-n-Shine at River Forks Park, Collector Car Auction, Drag Races-n-Rat Rod Show, Downtown Shop-n-Shine Corvette City and 36th Annual Umpqua Flatheads Roseburg Graffiti Night Cruise all happening on Saturday, July 8.